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New Waverly Gearing Up for Annual July 4th Celebration & Fireworks Show


New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and New Waverly Community Club Hosting Celebration BBQ lunch begins at 11 AM with a live Auction at 1 PM, day’s activities capped off by popular local Fireworks Show The New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and New Waverly 4-H Community Club will be hosting a ...

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Huntsville Library Hosting Summer Reading Program

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Have fun this summer while preventing the “summer slide” by signing up for the Huntsville Public Library’s Texas Summer Reading Program for all ages.  Start your summer with a bang at our Summer Reading Kickoff Party from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 3rd. Sign up at the library for the Summer ...

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Austin ‘Beardos’ Heading to Huntsville to Host Folk Festival Beard Competition


by Emily Binetti As Huntsville, TX celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the General Sam Houston Folk Festival, kicking off thisFriday, May 12,  guests will have a chance to witness many of the unique facial hairstyles often inspired from the past as members of the Austin Facial Hair Club join the festival ...

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Hollywood’s First Superhero to Return to the Big Screen


By Teddi Cliett The Sam Houston State University Department of Mass Communication invites students, faculty, and the Huntsville community to revisit Hollywood’s original superhero at the free screening of the 1978 film, “Superman,” at Old Town Theatre on Monday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m. The screening will be introduced by ...

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Huntsville Public Library Celebrates National Library Week


Transform your ideas about the library: celebrate National Library Week April 9-15 by Huntsville Public Library staff This week, the Huntsville Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries are transforming their communities every day through the services and invaluable expertise they ...

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The SHSU Department of Dance presents Spring 2017 Dance Spectrum in Concert

Dancer: Emily Robison
Photo by Jared Doster

The Sam Houston State University Department of Dance will present the Spring 2017 Dance Spectrum in Concert April 20-22 in the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center Dance Theatre at 8 PMnightly. The purpose of Dance Spectrum is to give dance majors an opportunity to hone their craft by ...

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Top Vocalist and Pianist Teams Take to the Stage in SHSU Art Song Competition


By Emily Binetti   Sam Houston State University’s School of Music will present an impressive array of highly talented vocalist and pianists competing for top prizes in the fourth annual SHSU Art Song Competition.  This on-stage showcase featuring 21 SHSU student singer/pianist teams will take place on Sunday, April 2, ...

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SHSU to Screen Critically Acclaimed Documentary on 1966 Texas Tragedy


by Teddi Cliett On August 1, 1966, students and faculty on the University of Texas campus thought they heard leftover Fourth of July fireworks exploding into the hot southern sky. It wasn’t until bodies started dropping to the pavement that the campus realized they were under attack by a mystery shooter, ...

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Non-Traditional Opera To Premiere At SHSU


By Teddi Cliett, SHSU College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication A realtor, origami designer and combat photographer walk into a bar. They all represent some greater life struggle like heartbreak or anxiety, and they’re all looking for love. In the upcoming opera, “Speed Dating Tonight!,” written by Michael Ching ...

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Old Town Theatre Film Screening Celebrates a Hollywood Icon


By Emily Binetti Following the recent death of legendary actress Debbie Reynolds at age 84, the renowned entertainer’s most famous movie, “Singin’ In The Rain” has been dancing back onto the silver screen in theatres across America giving moviegoers an opportunity to pay homage to a Hollywood icon. On Thursday, ...

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